Category Archives: State Legislation

“HIDDEN PREDATOR ACT” in the State Legislature Now—HB 605

House Bill 605 would give child abuse survivors would be given more time to pursue justice. February 22, 2018 No entity has worked harder to derail the Hidden Predator Act of 2018 than the Boy Scouts of America, according to … Continue reading

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GEORGIA LEGISLATURE WANTS TO PAY PEOPLE TO MOVE TO “RURAL” COUNTIES

December 28, 2017 “Under the incentives proposal, lawmakers would create a program to offer state income tax deductions of up to $50,000 annually for 10 years to new residents of rural counties. That yearly deduction would double to $100,000 in … Continue reading

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Georgia hit by company’s failure—Taxpayers on hook for over $61 million

March 22, 2017 But wait, we are told repeatedly that the taxpayers never, ever, ever have to pay when companies go under.  It seems as if it is Economic Development projects or other businesses, the State always comes to bail them … Continue reading

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STATE LEGISLATURE TRYING TO ELIMINATE SEALED BIDS & EVADE PUBLIC SCRUTINY BY GIVING TAXPAYER MONEY TO OTHER ENTITIES TO DO WORK

March 9, 2017 Hearing on SB183 Today at 2PM The following information was sent from Catherine Bernard, a lawyer and political activist.  This information shows you how desperately we need to drain the Georgia swamp!  Dear Friends,   With a … Continue reading

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WHY DO STATE LEGISLATORS PROMOTE GAMBLING BUT CALL THE BILL “DESTINATION RESORTS”? SB 79 & HB 158

February 27, 2017 Instead of being honest, State Legislators come up with all sorts of ingenious names for bills that lead the public to believe the bills they are voting on or want us to vote on are about something … Continue reading

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NEW GA LEGISLATION HELPS THE RICH AVOID SALES TAX WHILE THINKING OF MORE WAYS TO CHARGE EVERY DAY CITIZENS MORE IN SALES TAX

February 18, 2017 Thursday, the Georgia House voted 152-14 for House Bill 125, which would give some owners of big boats and yachts a sales tax break if they get their vessels repaired or retrofitted in Georgia.  “…exemptions from state sales … Continue reading

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Legislation Update -Notice of Property Tax Increase

‘NOTICE OF PROPERTY TAX INCREASE PROPOSED MILLAGE RATE’ February 15, 2017 A new bill is going through the State Legislature changing the notice requirements of an increase in millage and in almost all instances a property tax increase.  This bill … Continue reading

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